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Art Fair Philippines 2013: An Art Attack in the Carpark

Art Fair Philippines 2013

  Be prepared for an art attack this Chinese New Year weekend.  Visit the Art Fair Philippines 2013 at the 6th level of The Link (carpark), in Ayala Center, Makati from February 7-10 and enjoy the visual feast showcasing “The Best in Philippine Contemporary Art.” There are 24 galleries and art groups participating, with big names as well as up… Read more »

Manila’s Elite in the Eyes of Claudio Bravo

 In the 1960s, then up and coming Chilean artist Claudio Bravo was invited to visit the Philippines by no less than President Ferdinand Marcos and First Lady Imelda Marcos. Bravo stayed for around six months in 1968 and did commissioned portraits of some of Manila’s rich and famous. These portraits are the focus of an ongoing exhibit at the Metropolitan… Read more »

Marcel Antonio’s Romantic Lie

Ongoing at the Yuchengco Museum in RCBC Plaza, Makati is an exhibition of the latest collection of paintings by Marcel Antonio. Titled “The Romantic Lie: Desire, Ennui, Anxiety,” Antonio’s works here are replete with symbolism and peopled by characters with different stories to tell. Animals, like an owl, hare and rooster, as well as whimsical images such as a winged… Read more »